isomorphism

noun iso·mor·phism \ ˌī-sə-ˈmȯr-ˌfi-zəm \

Definition of isomorphism

1 : the quality or state of being isomorphic: such as
a : similarity in organisms of different ancestry resulting from convergence
b : similarity of crystalline form between chemical compounds
2 : a one-to-one correspondence between two mathematical sets; especially : a homomorphism that is one-to-one — compare endomorphism

Origin and Etymology of isomorphism

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isomorphism

noun iso·mor·phism \ ˌi-sə-ˈmȯr-ˌfiz-əm \

medical Definition of isomorphism

1 : similarity in organisms of different ancestry resulting from evolutionary convergence
2 : similarity of crystalline form between chemical compounds
3 : a correspondence that is held to exist between a mental process (as perception) and physiological processes

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